Our Salon Professionals

For a number of years Trendz Hair Salon stylist have been involved in many activities other than their salon work, attending a number of advanced training cources and seminars throughout the world. It is because of the variety of their work that enables them to have a greater understanding about you and your hair needs. let them share their experience with you.

Owner – Raul Grippaldi
Hair Extensions - Hair Color - Hair Cutting

Thank you for visiting our site and taking the time to get to know us better. . .Raul’s career began in Argentina at the age of 12 at his Father’s salon and continued when he arrived here in New Jersey in 1976. He spend his early years in NJ working for salons in Montclair, Livingston and Millburn, and has been part owner for salons in Chatham and Springfield. He moved to Florham Park in 1993 and in 1996 together with with friends, opened Trendz. Now the sole owner of Trendz, he has the vision to mentor others and set the bar for truly personalized, high-quality service, with a divers and talented staff that he is extremely proud to work alongside every day. As a master of his craft in color, cutting and hair extensions with Great Lengths, he has learned from the best, like Jingles International, Vidal Sassoon, Sebastian, Tigi, Llongeras, Wella, Framesi and Schwarzkopf to name a few.

Always appreciative of the opportunities afforded him in the community, Raul is a big believer in giving support to those around who have been supportive of him and his endeavors. He is always being ready and willing to make a donation of products, gift baskets or services to local fund raisers and non-profit organizations throughout Morris County.


Susan Graessle
Haircolor - Haircolor - Haircutting - Special Occasions Stylist

Sue has cultivated a unique talent over the years in that she has been that rare person that has challenged herself in all areas of the business and has been able to master them all as well. Whether it is a haircut, coloring, or a fancy hairstyle for that special occasion that you seek, Sue brings a lot to the party by offering her sought after opinion of what would be right for the client at that moment. Always looking to create the right look for her clients, whether classic, sporty, sophisticated or trendy, Sue never strays from keeping the individuality of that person at the heart of her inspirations.

Maryann Salsano
Haircolor - Haircutting - Special Occasions Stylist - Make-Up

Maryann has been working at Trendz for over 8 years. She brings the knowledge and expertise of practicing cosmetology for over 33 years. Studying under worlds most renowned artists such as Paul Mitchell, John Sahag, Adrian Arpel and with the Artistic Teams of Wella, Schwarzkopf and Clairol. She is a skilled colorist and hair designer. As a creative cosmetician, Maryann brings her unique use of color to every special occasion, anywhere from formal weddings to casual affairs.

Always striving for excellence, she continues to broaden her field of knowledge and remains on the cutting edge.

Marissa Safer
Haircoloring - Color Correction - Haircutting - Keratin Treatments

Marissa has always had a passion for hair and styling. Her style reflects the small risks she likes to take to achieve her look. She has been in the hair industry for eight years, specializing in creative color, hair cutting, updos and wedding styles. The first four years of her career were spent focusing on cutting and mastering the Vidal Sasson style. The Vidal style is based on clean lines and precision wet and dry cutting. Marissa feels the most important part of a fabulous hair cut is to have the client go home with no trouble styling it themselves. Her next two years were spent working in Manhattan’s elite Upper East Side community. There she trained under Lauren Viola, the master colorist and balayage professional, and got the color bug and passion for creative color. Marissa feels to do a great cut is too add the most beautiful color to accentuate it. Blending both her skills of precision cutting and creative color to create her own personal style. Her style is creative, high fashion, adventurous and natural with a twist. Marissa feels an in-depth consultation and communication with her clients can achieve their own perfect look.

Lori Blitzer
Haircoloring - Highlighting - Haircutting - Keratin Treatments

Lori brings her 18 years of cosmetology experience to Trendz. lori worked at the Frederic fekkai salon in New York City, where she was trained directly under Constance Hartnett, the salon’s former color director. She specilizes in balayage highlights, creating natural-looking highlights with a new flair of brightness for brunettes wanting some extra pizzazz and for blondes wanting that sun-kissed look. She also specializes in corrective color. Whatever your desire, Lori’s goal is to make sure all her clients leave with a fresh new attitude, looking (and feeling) great…

Lisa Acton
Haircutting - Haircoloring - Special Ocassion Stylist

Lisa as work in Florham Park for many years.

Kevin Andriola
Colorist - Stylist
Keren La’Or
Manicures - Pedicures
Karen Passero
Haircutting - Haircoloring

Karen has 30 yrs experience. She is very passionate about her work. Has taken advance haircutting and color classes over the years to keep up with the latest trends. Has been with Trendz Salon since they opened their doors in 1996.

Joseph Longo
Colorist - Stylist

The former salon partner of Extravaganza and Joseph Andrews salons in Springfield, as well as Park Salon and Spa in Florham Park, is proud of the long-lasting relationships he has built with his clients over the years and welcomes new ones.

Joseph Burgos
Haircutting - Haircoloring - Keratin Treatments

A recognized hairstylist in the area, formely with Salon D & Spa in Florham Park and salon owner for over a decade in East Hanover, Joe brings veteran talents to the beauty industry. He is known in the industry as an accomplished stylist with cutting and coloring skills that have transformed women and men with styles that are at the forefront of innovation and technology. Joe has a love affair with hair which is his inspiration for superior designs and advance techniques that provide his clients with unsurpassed results

John Petrozzino
Joanie Rose
Isolete Chiappetta
Haircutting - Haircoloring - Keratin Treatments - Hair Extension

With 26 years of salon experience, Izzy does it all. While a master at hair coloring, hair cutting and styling, she also an expert in hair extensions and keratin treatment. Izzy owned and operated Salon Izzy in Livingston for 5 years. These days Izzy is enjoying her new home at Trendz Salon and is happy to spend her day doing what she does best, servicing her clients. Professional service and fantastic results with an easy gong attitude is what Izzy has to offer. Izzy strives to make your visit to Trendz Salon and Spa a relaxed and pleasant experience.

Grace Orzillo
Eva Betro
Colorist - Stylist
Edward Geldziler
Haircutting - Haircolor - Perms

With over 40 years of experience, Eddie is extremely talented well-rounded hairdresser.

In Florham park for the last 35 years and a formely salon owner, Eddie has earned a great reputation as a master in transforming women’s and men’s hair into the perfect combination of color and style.

Dom Baccollo
Colorist - Stylist
AnnaMarie Jacobelli
Haircutting - Haircoloring

AnnaMarie has worked in the beauty field for over a decade. She is well experienced in the art of hair cutting, styling, and coloring. She has attended many classes in and out of state in order to advance her technique and knowledge of hair and related products.

Alan Gaulin
Haircutting - Haircoloring

Alan splits his schedule between Trendz and the posh Pierre Michel Salon in Manhattan, offering clients a very unique and personal approach to beauty. Always driven to create natural colors and styles that are utterly suitable to his clients individual looks, needs and lifestyles, Alan has a keen eye for what it takes to enhance and make the most of what one has, while keeping daily maintenance and upkeep to a minimum. His clientele here at Trendz value his no nonsense approach, confidence and expertise, acquired by 35 years of experience in both New York and New jersey.

Maria Grippaldi
Haircolor - Haircutting

Krista has been a hairstylist in the industry for 6 years. In that short time she has built a loyal following due to her ability to understand her client’s hair needs and deliver them efficiently. Her specialty is transforming hair with lived in color. Ombré, balayage, low maintenance livable color, and all other ultra modern techniques of hair coloring are all part of Krista’s repertoire. With a passion for quality products, Krista is constantly perfecting her craft and is always up to date with the latest hair trends to give you that perfect look.

Aurora Appice
Wax Specilaist - Full Face & Body Waxing

Aurora was educated at the Capri Institute. Having been in the industry for 15 years Aurora has an excellent eye for detail. She performs all types of body waxing. Aurora has been told she has that gentle touch. She strives to make every experience a pleasant one whether it is shaping an eyebrow or a brazilian bikini wax. She is a proud mother of 2 young boys whom she enjoys spending most of her time with. She is also has a big heart for animals of all kinds. fluent in Romanian

Teresa Sacchi
Manicures - Pedicures
  • Manicures
  • Pedicures
Anthony Chacon
Haircolor - Haircutting - Hair Texturizing - Bridal Services

With over a decade in the industry, Tony is a versatile, accomplished stylist with an impressive portfolio of editorial work that includes styling photo shoots for fashion publications, fashion shows for top designers, and celebrity styling assignments. Inspired by the creative aspects of the industry, Tony is also a master educator who spends a great deal of his time outside of the salon traveling the country teaching and inspiring professional stylists with the latest cutting and color techniques. Tony is Sassoon trained, certified as a Framesi and Wella colorist, a TIGI Art team member, and an original educator for Japanese Bio Ionic straightening system. Tony prides himself as an all-around artist, but he specializes in special occasion styling, bridal styles, evening styles, wig cutting and styling.
Tony is a sports enthusiast and spends his time out of the salon with his family, playing baseball, and coaching elite youth soccer and baseball teams.

Danielle Isaacs
Haircutting - Bridal Services / Special Occasions - Hair Extensions - Hair Color

Danielle has been a licensed cosmologist for 8 years. She graduated from Artistic Academy and Vidal Sassoon.She continues taking classes to keep up with the latest trends.

Danielle is excited about joining Trendz Salon and will continue making her clients feel and look beautiful!

Joanne Longo
Haircolor - Haircutting - Special Occasions Stylist
  • Haircutting
  • Haircolor
  • Special Occasion Stylist
Moire Chambon
Colorist - Stylist
Sandra Maldonado

Sandra has been styling hair since 2005. Her passion for color and chemistry has driven her to master advanced and specialized techniques, such as Balayage and Keratin. Her love for the industry empowers her to participate in hair shows and engage in continuing education where she constantly grasps new techniques for superior results.

Her energy and creative personality allow Sandra to connect with her clients on a personal and professional level. With over a decade of experience and extensive training, Sandra has developed a devotion for the art of hair.

Joann Rullo

Joann is passionate about her work. She has trained by world renowned masters such as Vidal Sassoon, Paul Mitchell, Arroyo, Toni and Guy to name a few. She is proficient in her trade, and loves her work, from cuts color hair painting foils and perms. She always strives to make each client feel like family and achieve the result they are looking for.

Tina Ilardi

Tina is passionate about hair, style and exceptional service. She pays close attention to the needs of her clients and has the ability to guide and enhance their personal style.In her 30+ years of experience, Tina has made it her personal mission to evolve and grow her passion and technique to accommodate the ever changing style of her clients. She has trained and studied with some of the world’s most renowned industry leaders, including John Sahag, Wella, Tigi, Davines, Schwarzkopf & Altieri Brothers.Tina Specializes in highlights, complex color applications, relaxing treatments, Chocolate Brazilian Keratin Treatments, and razor cutting. Her precise and detail oriented work has gained her a loyal following and her edgy yet contemporary/classic style makes her a standout favorite.

Tina specializes in color, cutting and Keratin Treatments.


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